A wine that is tight, structured while rich. That gives a mineral grittiness as well as more tropical and wood aging flavors. Together, the tastes merge into a complex, full-bodied wine that ends with just the right amount of acidity.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.